- 94% of PYB student-athletes said they were inspired by academic component of programming
- 96% of student-athletes said that they loved programming
- Growth, gameplay, and bonding with coaches were participants’ top 3 favorite aspects of programming
- 97% of participants said they made a new friend through PYB
- 94% formed a stronger bond with at least one of their teammates
One of PYB's core values is to support not only our student-athletes, but those from similar communities and circumstances as the kids whom we serve -- these are our coach-mentors. PYB coach-mentors are able to deepen and broaden their leadership knowledge, dispositions and skills to most effectively drive our youth development AND community empowerment mission, while connecting with deserving young people as coach-mentors.